Bible history, biblical overview, worldview studies, advanced biblical study tools for interpretation practice
minimum 6, maximum 16
Class options: (Meets once/week)
Pre-requisites for class:
1 Elective or Social Studies
This high school Bible course covers the history of the Bible and Bible translation, Biblical overview of both testaments’ content and themes, Greek and Hebrew worldview, and provides the student with advanced biblical tools and resources in order for the student to know how to read and study the Scripture with clarity, wisdom, and humility.
Demonstrate an understanding of the purpose of Scripture
Understand the tools and resources to study Scripture
Know the basic ways to intellectually approach the Scripture
Learn the fundamentals of worldview and how it affects the way we read the Bible
Have a clear understanding of how to approach the text on its terms
Gain a knowledge of basic hermeneutical methods of biblical interpretation for both personal and academic growth
Required Books & Materials
A paper copy of one of the following translations: ESV, NASB, or NIV
*No digital Bible
2” binder with loose leaf paper
Must be able to print materials at home
Classwork / Homework
The class will consist of lectures using slides, videos, note-taking practices, and will include group activities.
Students will be expected to complete homework that reinforces the lesson which may include short answers, essays, memorization, quizzes, and the use of basic study skills. Students will have a final project at the end of the spring semester.
Weekly time commitment: approximately 1-2 hours/week
This course could satisfy either a social studies unit credit (i.e. History of Religion or World Religion) or elective credits of the same.